Department News

Alumnus Starts Silicon Valley Alumni Club

May 18, 2008  

When CS alumnus Roland Geisler first moved to the Bay Area in 1999, he looked for ways to connect with other Illinois alumni. With no active Illinois alumni club, it was difficult to make those connections. When he returned in the Spring of 2007 to find that there was still no alumni club, he decided to take matters into his own hands.

Geisler first contacted the UI Alumni Association. From them he learned that while they had often thought about establishing a club in the Bay Area, they had trouble finding alumni who were serious about starting it. Geisler was.

UI Named Center of Excellence in Info Assurance Research

May 14, 2008  

The U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) has announced that the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is one of the inaugural recipients of their newly created National

UI Named Center of Excellence in Info Assurance Research

May 14, 2008  

The U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) has announced that the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is one of the inaugural recipients of their newly created National

Research Team Develops Malicious Hardware

May 13, 2008  

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Mortal Kombat' Co-Creator and Alumnus Ed Boon Profiled

May 11, 2008  

In April, Midway announced the eighth version of the super successful American fighting series, Mortal Kombat Vs. DC Universe, debuting the likes of DC superheroes Superman and Batman along side Mortal Kombat characters Sub-Zero and Scorpion. CS alumnus Ed Boon, co-creator of the popular Mortal Kombat video game was interviewed recently by GameTap about the newest version of the popular video game.

GameTap: With Mortal Kombat Vs DC Universe, why did you feel that you needed to do something so different?

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